Tying together the ACORN vote-fraud myth from two weeks ago and the CRA myths before that, the Right is attempting to displace the effects of Wall Street's greed onto every liberal in sight. "The GOP's Blame-ACORN Game" in The Nation debunks the Right's claims:
Among ACORN's alleged crimes, perhaps the most serious is that it caused, nearly single-handedly, the world's financial crisis. That's the fantasy. In the reality-based world, it was ACORN that sounded the alarm about the exploitative lending practices that led to the current mortgage meltdown and financial crisis.
If you aren't sick of the slime already, read the whole thing. (If you are sick of it, take heart: In eight days, it will all be over.)